I have seen now two recent instances of very ugly bigotry in our community. I am shocked and appalled to see such blatant acts of hate. First, a sign belonging to candidate Verita Black Prothro was vandalized in a most horrific and racially bigoted manner. Now, DESPICABLE flyers have been posted on two occasions at a synagogue in South Reno making racist attacks against our Jewish citizens.
Racism in any form is absolutely intolerable. It is unacceptable for anyone to make another human being feel shame for who they are. I hope with all my heart that the persons responsible for these heinous attacks are discovered.
We must do better. We must be better.
If we are to thrive as a community, the very first thing we must do is accept one another. We must bring awareness to and acknowledge that each and every citizen is going through their own struggle.
We must embrace our diversity. We must let one another live. We must exist together in harmony.
There is no single part of me that accepts these atrocities. ... See MoreSee Less